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Getting Real(ia)! Finding Father Linehan at the Burns Library

As a very 21st century science librarian at O’Neill Library, the content I encounter is most often electronic: journals and increasingly, data.  When I was approached to research the collections at the Burns Library to develop a small exhibit on … Continue reading

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Collections Chat: Science & Jesuits

In the Boston College Course Bulletin for 1894, President Father Timothy Brosnahan somewhat grudgingly affirmed a role for scientific education in the Jesuit system of learning: “While recognizing, then, in education the necessity and importance of Mathematics and the Natural … Continue reading

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